Master of Applied Linguistics

Victoria University of Wellington

Subject area

Linguistics

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Entry requirements

The entry requirements the MAppLing are a Bachelor's degree (or equivalent qualification) with a grade average of B or better in Linguistics, English Language, Education or a language other than English (or another relevant degree), and at least two years of professional experience in language education or another area of applied linguistics or a related field. Applicants without relevant experience will be considered on a case-by-case basis and may be expected to complete bridging courses depending on the nature and extent of their previous experience and qualifications.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

Graduates of the MAppLing programme will demonstrate advanced knowledge of a range of core topics in applied linguistics. They will be able to engage critically and creatively with research in applied linguistics and apply this knowledge to understanding and addressing language-related real-life problems. The programme develops in students high-level transferable skills for language-related fields, such as language education policy and planning, and prepares students for entry into PhD programmes in New Zealand or internationally.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Language and Literature at this level can earn:

$53,000

Median earnings one year after study

$57,000

Median earnings two years after study

$68,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

55%

Employment rate two years after study

Data as at November 2021

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

GFS (Girls Friendly Society) Pasifika Scholarship

Provided by:

Victoria University of Wellington - The Scholarships Office

Website:

http://www.victoria.ac.nz/study/student-finance/scholarships

Value:

Up to $12,000

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Wellington U3A Award

Provided by:

Victoria University of Wellington - The Scholarships Office

Website:

http://www.victoria.ac.nz/study/student-finance/scholarships

Value:

$2000 each year.

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This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 842 864
Phone: (04) 472 1000
Fax: (04) 499 4601
Email: info-desk@vuw.ac.nz
Web: http://www.vuw.ac.nz

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Sources

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